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    (Original post by bubble999)
    Midnight scared the **** outta me. Still can't really watch it
    Oh yeah, definitely one of the scarier eps. Love it though, just such a clever premise.

    Remember finding The Impossible Planet/The Satan Pit terrifying, not sure about any others :lol:

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    (Original post by greeneyedgirl)
    With the double parters I'm better if I see both parts at once...if not the waiting kills me. I think the worst thing about Midnight and Waters of Mars is the Doctor now knowing that the things are and how to stop them. Urgh just imagining the faces of the monsters on Mars is making me scared to sleep now.
    Midnight is so good because it is so unusual and you didn't have a clue what was going on for any minute of it and for the first time ever(I might be wrong but its a point of interpretation) The Doctor is the idiot of the story who gets himself in far too deeply and needs to be saved.I genuinely didn't know what was going to happen when they were going to throw the Doctor out and thought it would be a 2 parter-just because something is advertised as one parter doesn't mean it is eg.Utopia that's what made that episode so shocking.
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    (Original post by shadowdweller)
    Oh yeah, definitely one of the scarier eps. Love it though, just such a clever premise.

    Remember finding The Impossible Planet/The Satan Pit terrifying, not sure about any others :lol:
    Oh that was horrific as well. But defs not the most horrific. I miss the old scary episodes.

    (Original post by Dalek1099)
    Midnight is so good because it is so unusual and you didn't have a clue what was going on for any minute of it and for the first time ever(I might be wrong but its a point of interpretation) The Doctor is the idiot of the story who gets himself in far too deeply and needs to be saved.I genuinely didn't know what was going to happen when they were going to throw the Doctor out and thought it would be a 2 parter-just because something is advertised as one parter doesn't mean it is eg.Utopia that's what made that episode so shocking.
    I don't think he's the idiot, I think he's just the one trying to help. Also scary as showing humans are super dangerous.
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    (Original post by shadowdweller)
    Oh yeah, definitely one of the scarier eps. Love it though, just such a clever premise.

    Remember finding The Impossible Planet/The Satan Pit terrifying, not sure about any others :lol:
    It's so weirdly simple yet clever.

    Oh yeah, they were also terrifying - but since I have watched them a lot, I don't find them too bad anymore. Maybe I need to grow a pair and face Midnight, and watch it :afraid:
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    Honestly didn't care much for Midnight, to me it seemed like low-budget filler. It was a cool idea but I can't say it evoked any fear in me (unlike the Waters of Mars which was just awesome. Definitely in my top 3 episodes). Each to their own I guess.
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    I absolutely adored Blink. I kind of felt like Moffatt got a little carried away with how great the angels were though because I felt that they got worse with each episode focusing on them *shudders* Manhattan...
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    (Original post by 99DeadBaboons)
    I absolutely adored Blink. I kind of felt like Moffatt got a little carried away with how great the angels were though because I felt that they got worse with each episode focusing on them *shudders* Manhattan...
    This. So very very much this.
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    (Original post by 99DeadBaboons)
    I absolutely adored Blink. I kind of felt like Moffatt got a little carried away with how great the angels were though because I felt that they got worse with each episode focusing on them *shudders* Manhattan...
    I adored Manhattan :sad: It was the angels two-parter that I hated.
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    (Original post by 99DeadBaboons)
    I absolutely adored Blink. I kind of felt like Moffatt got a little carried away with how great the angels were though because I felt that they got worse with each episode focusing on them *shudders* Manhattan...
    Manhattan was terrible, but the two-part story in series 5 was brilliant:yep: The Time of Angels, Flesh & Stone.
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    (Original post by bubble999)
    It's so weirdly simple yet clever.

    Oh yeah, they were also terrifying - but since I have watched them a lot, I don't find them too bad anymore. Maybe I need to grow a pair and face Midnight, and watch it :afraid:
    Exactly

    I've not seen them since they were first aired, pretty much the only eps I've not rewatched. You should watch Midnight again though, so awesome.
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    (Original post by getfunky!)
    Manhattan was terrible, but the two-part story in series 5 was brilliant:yep: The Time of Angels, Flesh & Stone.
    Aww I quite liked it. But series 5 ones were definitely better :yep:
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    (Original post by shadowdweller)
    Exactly

    I've not seen them since they were first aired, pretty much the only eps I've not rewatched. You should watch Midnight again though, so awesome.
    Aww you should, they're great. Woo for series 2!
    Hmm, maybe I'll have to watch Midnight with you. I can only be hardcore 98% of the time :mmm:
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    (Original post by Maid Marian)
    I adored Manhattan :sad: It was the angels two-parter that I hated.
    But... the statue of liberty... I mean... how does that move anywhere without being seen? That and the fact that its entire purpose would have been served perfectly by a regular sized angel standing on the roof. That kind of cheap spectacle for the sake of a spectacle just annoys me. Moffatt often has great ideas that work in small, personal stories, the problem is when he decides to put all of reality at stake or invent cyber-daleks the size of a moon. When things get bigger and bigger for no reason, the story suffers.
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    (Original post by bubble999)
    Aww I quite liked it. But series 5 ones were definitely better :yep:
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    (Original post by 99DeadBaboons)
    But... the statue of liberty... I mean... how does that move anywhere without being seen? That and the fact that its entire purpose would have been served perfectly by a regular sized angel standing on the roof. That kind of cheap spectacle for the sake of a spectacle just annoys me. Moffatt often has great ideas that work in small, personal stories, the problem is when he decides to put all of reality at stake or invent cyber-daleks the size of a moon. When things get bigger and bigger for no reason, the story suffers.
    I agree, this is what has made the show seem poor over the last series, the writing has become far too ambitious and overcomplicated.
    I hope series 8 is given similar treatment as series 5 or the earlier series.
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    (Original post by getfunky!)
    I agree, this is what has made the show seem poor over the last series, the writing has become far too ambitious and overcomplicated.
    I hope series 8 is given similar treatment as series 5 or the earlier series.
    Well Capaldi is a pretty respected screenwriter and he's apparently put his foot down about a few things already so hopefully it'll stay nice and grounded.
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    (Original post by bubble999)
    Aww you should, they're great. Woo for series 2!
    Hmm, maybe I'll have to watch Midnight with you. I can only be hardcore 98% of the time :mmm:
    Nooo, I'm not rewatching it :afraid:

    Dat 2% :mmm:

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    Hoea lifen?
    PRSOM :moon:
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    (Original post by shadowdweller)
    Nooo, I'm not rewatching it :afraid:

    Dat 2% :mmm:



    PRSOM :moon:
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    (Original post by getfunky!)
    Hoea lifen?
    Oi, imma get my axe

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    (Original post by shadowdweller)
    Nooo, I'm not rewatching it :afraid:

    Dat 2% :mmm:

    N'aww, bless :mmm:

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